Rio Azul Lodge is located on the banks of the Govuro River in Mozambique, near the town of Vilanculos. The Govuro River runs north from Vilanculos and past Inhassoro and enters the sea at Bartholomew Diaz point, at the northern end of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Rio Azul, meaning “blue river”, overlooks the estuary and is about 2km from the Govuro River mouth. Facing west, the lodge enjoys spectacular sunsets in a quiet and peaceful setting. Ideal for fly fishing, shore-based fishing, estuary fishing and offshore fishing, Rio Azul is Mozambique’s premier fishing lodge choice when looking for a great Mozambique holiday or family beach holiday.
Rio Azul Lodge offers good quality fishing opportunity including exciting estuary fishing, brilliant surf fishing and some of the finest offshore fishing in Mozambique. It is ideal for fishermen who enjoy a variety of fishing techniques from fly-fishing, to light tackle lure fishing, surf fishing and deep-sea fishing. Although Rio Azul is primarily a fishing lodge, the lodge also offers good bird watching opportunities and has a wide range of beach holiday activities that will keep the whole family entertained. Beach activities include kayaking, bird watching, boating adventures and snorkeling. We also offer a great fine dining experience and luxurious facilities. Rio Azul offers visitors a chance to view the abundant bird life in this mangrove region as well as beautiful, unspoiled beaches to be explored in this paradise setting.